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viroid


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A piece of infectious nucleic acid. Viroids appear to resemble viruses in some respects, but consist only of small. closed circles of RNA: there is no capsid. They can cause disease in plants (e.g. potato spindle tuber disease and hop stunt).

Subjects: Genetics and Genomics.


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